Indianapolis, IN asked in Traffic Tickets for Tennessee

Q: I have a tennessee dl and got into a ticket in florida. Which state do I do the defensive driving class in?4

I was in an accident in Florida and cop ticketed me for improper lane change even though the lady was behind me and seen my turn signal and got over before me and sped up so I hit her on before her drivers door with my back passinger door. Cop didnt even look at my damage of my vehicle ect... But he did tell me I will get 3 points on my Tennessee DL for the ticket and advised me to take the driving class to remove the points. My question is which state do i do my defensive driving class in Tennessee where my DL is from or Florida where tickets from and do I take 4 hour class or 8 hour??? This is my first ticket on my Tennessee DL so I am so lost...

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You need to call the Court Clerk where your Citation has been issued from. They should be able to tell you what you have to do to have the Citation dismissed. The Traffic School usually issues Certificates of Completion that can be used anywhere. But call that Clerk.

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